On January 17, 2010 at 12:24 am the Chillicothe Police Department and Chillicothe Fire Department were called to 655 Allen Avenue reference a house fire. They were notified of a small child still inside of the home. Members of the Chillicothe Fire Department located the child inside of the home, but it has been confirmed that the child is now deceased. Three (3) members of the Chillicothe Fire Department received injuries while attempting this rescue and the injuries are believed to be minor at this time. No other information is available as this matter is still under investigation.
The Ohio State Fire Marshall’s Office will be conducting this investigation and all other information will be released by that agency.